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A.G. Schneiderman Announces Guilty Plea And Jail Sentence For Owner Of Westchester Transportation Company Who Stole More Than $200,000 From Medicaid

PEARL RIVER - Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced that Carewell Ambulette, Inc. and its owner, Kurien Palliankal, 48, of Yonkers, have pleaded guilty to stealing more than $200,000 from the Medicaid program. The company, formerly based in New Rochelle, provided transportation services to Medicaid recipients throughout Westchester and neighboring counties. Palliankal will be sentenced to six months in jail, followed by five years of probation, and will also be required to pay full restitution to Medicaid.


Action Details

  • Date:May 6, 2015
  • Agency:New York Attorney General
  • Enforcement Types:
    • State Enforcement Agencies